Calabash Hotel, Grenada
|Box 382, L'anse Aux Epines Beach, Saint George's, Grenada, GRENADA.|
Description: Calabash HotelCalabash Hotel in the Caribbean paradise of Grenada on L'Anse Aux Épines beach, is a luxury boutique beachfront resort featuring two exceptional restaurants, 30 comfortable suites, as well as a Spa and dive center, swimming pool, two lit tennis courts, fully equipped fitness center, complimentary WiFi Internet, library, guest computer room, snooker room, and a boutique.
Relaxing Calabash Hotel is set in 8 acres of lush tropical gardens by the sea on the southern coastline with easy access to both water activities and nightlife. Open from October to July, the hotel is refurbished every year to offer fresh modern comforts and is ideal for a romantic getaway or adventure honeymoon.
Family owned and run, Calabash Hotel specializes in personal service such as cooked to order breakfast served on your own private patio or balcony. Built in the 1960s, Calabash Hotel is an integral member of the community and participates in the Pack for a Purpose initiative so you can bring school or medical supplies to contribute to the lives of local children and families as you discover the rich diversity and experience the happy ambiance of this Island of Spice and the hidden gem of Calabash Hotel.
Type of rooms: Calabash HotelThe 30 designer suites are arranged around gardens, facing out towards to the Caribbean Sea. All suites feature air conditioning and ceiling fans, full bathrooms with Elemis skincare products, hair dryer, towels and bath robes, iPod docking station, flat screen TV and DVD player, complimentary wireless broadband internet access, lounge area, fully stocked mini bar and tea and coffee making facilities, safes, and either balconies or patios. All Pool Suites also have outside showers.
6 Junior Suites: all on the upper floors above the Pool Suites, with views over the gardens to the Caribbean Sea. Approximate size: 534 sq ft Beds: King Size (which can be split into twin beds) Maximum occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child. These open plan suites feel spacious with high ceilings, king size beds and large bathrooms with whirlpool baths, separate showers. The large balconies overlook the gardens and have views toward the beach. Suite names and numbers: Poinsettia (15), Jacaranda (17), Hibiscus (19), Periwinkle (21), Ginger Lily (23), Frangipani (25).
6 Westside Suites: 3 on upper floor and 3 on ground floor. Approximate size: 465 sq ft Beds: King Size (which can be split into twin beds) Maximum occupancy: 2 guests Location: On the west side of the property, nearest to the beach and the Caribbean Sea Positioned closest to the beach on the west side of the property, with scenic balconies or patios, separate lounge area and king size beds. Walk through your dressing room to the bathroom, fitted large shower adorned and with Elemis Skincare Products. Suite names and numbers: Passion Flower (1), Aloes (2), Alamanda (3), Bougainvillea (4), Bird of Paradise (5), Cassia (6).
10 Superior Suites: 4 on upper floor and 6 on ground floor. Approximate size: 642 sq ft. Beds: King Size (can be split into twin beds) Maximum occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child (except Calabash  and Oleander Suites  which can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children). Bright and airy suites with large lounge areas separated from the bedroom by French doors and overlooking the gardens. a walk-in wardrobe, large balcony or patio, king size beds and bathrooms with a whirlpool bath and separate shower. Suite names and numbers: Calabash (8), Oleander (12), Easter Lily (26), Anthurium (27), Shower of Gold (28), Mouissiana (29), Ixora (30), Yellow Poui (31), Nutmeg (32), Thunbergia (33).
7 Pool Suites: all on ground floor level and each with a private pool. Approximate size: 612 sq ft Beds: King Size (can be split into twin beds) Maximum occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child (except Flamboyant [Suite 10] - 2 guests only). Spacious suites with large patios. Views over the gardens to the Caribbean Sea. The lounge and bedroom area are separated by French doors. Bathrooms with whirlpool baths. The private pools are surrounded by high walls decorated by a local artist and Bougainvillea vines and also have an outdoor shower. Suite names and numbers: Flamboyant (10), Morning Glory (14), Turks Cap (16), Lady of the Night (18), Angel?s Trumpet (20), Cup of Gold (22), Prickly Pear (24).
1 Thorneycroft Suite: Approximate size: 2,000sq ft views over the gardens to the Caribbean Sea. Beds: One Four-Poster King Size Bed Maximum occupancy: 2 adults. The Thorneycroft Suite is the signature suite with Special attention to details. Step through the double doors to the spacious open air, poolside lounge area. The bedroom features a king sized four poster bed and large luxury bathroom .
Details: The master bedroom is 18 x 14 and leads out to a balcony 14 x 8. The bathroom (17 x 12) has a double shower and large double whirlpool bath leading to a walk in closet and dressing area 14 x 8. A large and well-appointed lounge 23 x 18 leads to a sundeck 33 x 10 beside the pool 22 x 15. So as to facilitate maid breakfast service there is also a kitchen 12 x 8.
The Thorneycroft suite can be connected to Calabash Suite (8) below, via its spiral staircase creating a 2 bedroom villa within the hotel!
5 Private Villas: benefiting from the facilities of Calabash Hotel, Amber Belair is a residential development with exclusive private villas and a variety of recreational facilities.
Additional information: Calabash Hotel
Dining: Enjoy a unique breakfast and two of the best restaurants on the island.
Breakfast in private: served on your private balcony or patio and cooked to order by your personal chamber maid.
Lunch by the beach: Bash Restaurant by Mark B with English chef Mark Banthorpe serves 'tapas bites' and lunch.
Supper in style: Rhodes Restaurant with UK celebrity chef Gary Rhodes serves dinner every evening.
Spa: Heaven & Earth Spa. Located on the hillside overlooking the bay, the three treatment rooms are open air so you can hear the waves and enjoy the view. Open from Monday to Saturday from 7:00am to 4:00pm
Whirlpool/Jacuzzi: in Junior and Superior Suites.
Swimming Pool: a large main pool in addition to private pools for Pool Suites.
Disabled Facilities: in the Pool Suites. The hotel is on flat land so good for wheelchair access.
Beach: situated in a quite bay, this beach is as private as you can get. No beach in Grenada can be privately owned.
Children: only children over 12 years old from 15 January to 15 March. All children welcome the rest of the year.
Winter Season: 21 Dec to 31 Mar (Jan 15 to Mar 15, only children over 12).
Shoulder Season: 1 Apr to 31 May & 1 Nov to 20 Dec
Summer Season: 1 Jun to 31 Oct
Closed: 1 Aug to 5 Oct
Christmas and New Year Supplement: Compulsory Christmas night & New Years Eve dinner $45 per adult on AI, $65 per adult on HB and $100 per adult on BP. For child 6 to 16 years old, the supplement is $30 per child on AI, $45 per child on HB and $70 per child on BP. There is no supplement for children under 6 years of age. All prices may change.
Bed & Breakfast (BP): Includes accommodation and breakfast. All children up 16 years sharing with parents are free.
Half Board (HB): Includes accommodation, breakfast and dinner or lunch. Dinner can be exchanged for lunch.
All Inclusive (AI): Includes minibar items, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Rates include: breakfast, welcome cocktail, cocktails, mixed drinks, house wine by the glass, local beers and all soft drinks, afternoon tea, weekly managers cocktail party, wireless internet facilities, and non-motorized water sports (Snorkeling, Kayaks and Hobie Cat).
*Not included: motorized water sports, diving excursions and spa treatments. Also not included are food & beverages offered to other guests who have not booked All Inclusive.
Winter season includes: Fruit juice served on the beach each morning and afternoon tea with sandwiches and cake.
Shoulder and Summer seasons include: afternoon tea with biscuits.
DEPOSIT: 50% of total charged upon booking.
Winter: If cancelled less than 30 days prior to check-in date, no refund.
Summer: If cancelled less than 15 days prior to check-in date, no refund.
Departure prior to scheduled check-out date: deposit is applied to cancelled nights.
All costs, prices, and policies, including exchange rates, package deals, and cancellation policy may change and should be confirmed with the hotel upon booking.
Number of rooms: 30
Official category: 5 star equivalent (no official star rating in Grenada)
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1960/2013.
Period of closure: Aug 1 to Oct 5.
Languages spoken: English.Smoking policy: No smoking in the suites. Smoking only on the balconies and bar areas.
Credit cards accepted: Mastercard, Visa and Amex.
How to get here: The hotel is 8 minutes by car from Maurice Bishop International Airport, 5.4kms.
GPS Coordinates: 12° 0' 12.14'' N 61° 45' 36.39'' W
Nearest airport: Maurice Bishop International Airport - 5.4 km